Giving up robs you of your dream

January 22, 2016

Cate Roskind, RN, CBN, is Monday’s POP speaker

The featured speaker for the Monday, January 25, meeting of Pounds Off Pulaski is Cate Roskind, RN, CBN, program director at Commonwealth Bariatric 


The weekly meeting will be held at the regular meeting location in the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Conference Centers on the basement level of the east tower.  Weigh-ins begin at 5:00 p.m., with the program to follow at 6:00 p.m. 

Cate Roskind is an experienced registered nurse, having earned her degree in 1995.  Cate is also a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) as well as a member of ASMBS Practice Analysis Task Force for Bariatric Nurses.  She has worked as a bariatric nurse since 2001 and her special interest in caring for bariatric patients led her to earn a certification as a bariatric nurse (CBN).   

Cate’s program, “Giving up robs you of your dream,” will inspire attendees and will also provide important tools for them to be successful in their quest to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle.  Her program will cover the basics of obesity and the creative steps participants can take to achieve weight loss and keep it off.  She will discuss important tools such as realistic goal setting, journaling, and how to recognize and overcome eating triggers.   

POP meetings are held each Monday during the 12-week program so participants can have appropriate support, information, and helpful tools to help them stay on track so they can reach their personal goals. 

Participants who attend the weekly weigh-ins and stay for the informational meetings at the hospital earn POP incentive points that go toward prizes.  Last week, several POP participants earned their first incentive prize – a tote bag from POP community partner, Helping Hands.  

Pounds Off Pulaski is sponsored by the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Participants who are unable to attend the weekly meetings at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital may watch the programs online by visiting